Garden writing lifts me up.

Month: October 2016

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100 Words Challenge #1

I frequently see one small job that needs doing, but after an hour of pottering about I have lost myself in harmony with the earth.

My Spanish Garden

I am intrigued by writers who garden and gardeners who write. The pen and the trowel are not interchangeable, but seem often linked. (Marta McDowell)

Could You Pull A Few Weeds While You’re Here?

Gardeners want to create an ideal replica of their view of the world. Generally speaking, cultivated plants are preferred to plants that thrive “in the wild”. Hence, they try to eliminate anything they feel does not fit in.

Plants Are Parents Too

Last week I cut back the Alyssum and saved enough seed to grow an army of them for next year. Today, as I wandered about,